Planning

June 29, 2012

Metro Selects Gruen and Grimshaw Team to Master Plan Union Station

Jenna Hornstock, LA Metro's Deputy Executive Officer of Countywide Planning, discusses the agency's upcoming master plan for Union Station as well as their decision to work with Gruen Associates on project.

December 20, 2011

Paramount Pictures to Modernize Studio while Embracing Its Past

Paramount Pictures on Melrose Boulevard is the only major film studio still located in Hollywood. The studio has developed a plan for site upgrades to provide for its thousands of employees in an ever evolving industry. TPR spoke about the goals and designs with Paramount COO Frederick Huntsberry, with Sharon Keyser, Senior VP, Real Estate, Government & Community Relations, Paramount, and with architects Bob Hale, Principal, Rios Clementi Hale, and Brenda Levin, President and Principal, Levin & Associates Architects.

August 22, 2016

Neighborhood Integrity Initiatives’s Letter to Mayor Garcetti: Either Lead on Planning or Voters Will

Jill Stewart, Campaign Director for the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, sheds light on her group's tactical move to meet with Mayor Eric Garcetti and provide a list of demands that must be met by August 24.

August 22, 2016

Los Angeles' Homelessness Crisis: Leadership from Jerry Neuman and Business Community

TPR sits down with Jerry Neuman, co-chairman of Home For Good, an endeavor started in 2010 by the Business Leader’s Task Force on Homelessness, to explain how civic leaders are taking action to end chronic and veteran homelessness, and provide a blueprint for reducing homelessness in Southern California.

June 27, 2016

LA Metro’s New Chief Planning Officer on Region’s Investment in Transportation

Therese McMillan comes to Metro after serving as the acting administrator of the Federal Transit Administration, and lays out her vision for translating Metro's strategic planning into implementation.

May 23, 2016

Sadik-Khan’s “Street Fight” Applicability to LA’s Urban Transformative Agenda

Former NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan shares some stories from her new book, StreetFight, and her insights on how to leverage political support for making our major cities more dynamic and livable.

April 26, 2016

ULI-LA Releases Planning and Development Principles Statement for the City of Los Angeles

ULI-LA has released a planning and development principles statement in anticipation of an April UCLA Ziman Center / ULI-LA panel.

April 5, 2013

Gina Marie Lindsey Recounts LAX Specific Plan Amendment Study Odyssey

Los Angeles World Airports executive director Gina Marie Lindsey walks TPR through the status of the LAX specific plan amendment, which won recent approvals by the LA Board of Airport Commissioners and the LA County Airport Land Use Commission, two hurdles on a long course towards approval by the Los Angeles City Council.

March 30, 2012

FoLAR’s LA River Vision May Require Jurisdictional Coordination & Governance Change

Lewis MacAdams, poet and founder of Friends of the Los Angeles River, and Charles Eddy, retired attorney, environmentalist, and current FoLAR board member, discuss their work to create a management authority for the Los Angeles River. Having advocated for opening the river up to public use for decades, they have turned to Sacramento for help. SB 1201, should it become law, would place control of the river into the hands of a multi-agency and jurisdictional council.

March 21, 2012

Martha Welborne on Balancing Planning Responsibilities, Goals, and Constraints at Metro

TPR sat down with Martha Welborne, Executive Director of Countywide Planning at Metro, to discuss her duties towards the Metro Board, project completion, and the people of Los Angeles County. Building Los Angeles’ new transit system will take decades, and Measure R’s seemingly reliable flow of money means that Metro will feature prominently in the purviews of local governments across the county for the foreseeable future.

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